Tag Archives: intellectual property

Clarivate Analytics acquires the SequenceBase business to expand its search and analysis capabilities for the life sciences IP market

(9 Sep 2019) Clarivate Analytics plc (NYSE:CCC;CCC.WS), a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced that it has acquired the business of SequenceBase, a leader in providing patent sequence information and search technology to the biotech, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The acquisition will deliver an expanded solution to the […]


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WIPO 2018 IP services: innovators file record number of international patent applications, with Asia now leading

 (19 March 2019) Asia-based innovators filed more than half of all international patent applications via WIPO for the first time in 2018 on significant growth from China, India and the Republic of Korea, capping another record-setting year for WIPO’s global intellectual property (IP) services. WIPO’s Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) passed a record-breaking quarter-million (253,000) filing […]


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European Patent Office report compares compulsory licensing practices by country

(1 Mar 2019) The European Patent Office has published a report detailing differences in the laws and procedures of European countries for the granting of compulsory licences. The report is entitled, Compulsory licensing in Europe: A country-by-country overview [pdf], and was published in January. Intellectual Property Watch has the full story.  


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California startup Brainbase building breakthrough online IP licensing platform

(19 February 2019)  Brainbase, a California tech startup with a team in Estonia, has received US$1M in seed funding to build an “end-to-end product ecosystem for intellectual property licensing” that could change the way businesses manage and licence their brands worldwide. The investment is an indication of dynamic evolution in the IP sector as it takes […]


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USTR Releases 2017 Special 301 Report on Intellectual Property Rights

(3 July 2017, Washington, D.C.) The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) today released the 2017 “Special 301” Report, reviewing global developments on trade and intellectual property (IP) and identifying trading partners with harmful records on protection, enforcement, or market access for U.S. innovators and creators. The Report calls on U.S. trading partners […]


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Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology and Yamaguchi University choose Clarivate Analytics Solutions for research platform

Platform aims to Boost Intellectual Property Education and Research in Malaysia (22 February 2017, Kuala Lumpur) In an effort to strengthen intellectual property (IP) education and research in Malaysia, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) and Yamaguchi University are collaborating to build a comprehensive research platform using global patent information and IP analysis tools from […]


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Thomson Reuters reinvents keyword search technology with new Smart Search for Thomson Innovation

(16 September 2016, Alexandria, VA)  The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters reinvented search technology for intellectual property (IP) researchers in its latest update to Thomson Innovation, the premiere IP research and analysis solution. Thomson Innovation brings together the world’s most comprehensive international patent coverage and the industry’s most powerful IP analysis tools, […]


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Thomson Reuters to explore strategic options for its intellectual property & science business

(November 2015, New York, /PRNewswire/)  Thomson Reuters today announced that it is exploring strategic options for its Intellectual Property & Science business. With leading products and solutions such as Web of Science, Thomson CompuMark, Thomson Innovation, MarkMonitor, Thomson Reuters Cortellis and Thomson IP Manager, the Intellectual Property & Science business provides its customers with comprehensive intellectual […]


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Thais warned to beware of new Copyright Act

(30 July 2015) The Commerce Ministry has urged people to study the details of the new Copyright Act carefully before sharing information online or trading second-hand products. The new law will take effect on August 4. Deputy Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn said it would have eight main features. First, it will focus on tackling internet […]


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Seminar on enforcing intellectual property rights in Hong Kong

(8 February 2014) The seminar is co-organized by the Customs and Excise Department and Lingnan University’s Fong Sum Wood Library. In this seminar, the Inspectors from the Customs and Excise Department will introduce ways to protect and enforce intellectual property in Hong Kong. The seminar, in English, is on 20 February. Details are here.


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Libraries and the Trans-Pacific Partnership IP negotiations

(24 July 2013) A full report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership IP Negotiations by Tony Millett, Chair of LIANZA’s Standing Committee on Copyright is available here. Previously known as P4, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) now includes 12 countries:  Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States and Vietnam. The TTP is […]


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